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"BROGAN. An early surname in the parish of Slains, Aberdeenshire, evidently assumed from the lands of Broggan or Brogan, which were held under the Leasks (Jervise, n, p. 248). John Brogane was admitted burgess of Aberdeen in 1486 (NSCM., i, p. 32), and Agnes Brogan resigned her two parts of the lands in 1495 (Buchan Club Trans., x, p. 223). Thomas Brogane in Fuirdmouth of Arnage is in record in 1643 (RSCA., m, p. 16). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)

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Wikipedia Alan Brogan (Irish: "Ail?in ? Br?g?in") is an Irish Gaelic footballer from Dublinwho plays for St.
Wikipedia Sir Denis William Brogan (born August 11, 1900 in Glasgow; died January 5, 1974), Scottish author and historian.
Wikipedia Bernard Brogan is a Gaelic football player who plays inter-county football with Dublin and his club football for Eoghan Ruadh.
Wikipedia John Brogan (born March 9 1954) is a former Scottish footballer who played for several Scottish clubs in the 1970s and 1980s.
Wikipedia Stephen Patrick Brogan (born April 12, 1988 in Rotherham, England) is an English footballer, currently playing for Rotherham United.
Wikipedia Michelle Brogan (born February 8, 1973 in Adelaide, South Australia) is a former basketball player from Australia, who won the bronze medal with the Australia women's national basketball team at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.
Wikipedia James Riley "Jim" Brogan (born February 24, 1958 in Merion Station, Pennsylvania) is a retired American basketball player.
Wikipedia Paul Brogan is a Gaelic football player for Dublin GAA and St Oliver Plunketts Eoghan Ruadh.
Wikipedia Jim Brogan (born 5 June 1944 in Glasgow) is a Scottish former football player, who played in over 200 league games for Jock Stein's highly successful Celtic sides of the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Wikipedia Philip Francis Brogan (1896 ? 1983) was an Oregon journalist and author.
Wikipedia Patricia Burke Brogan, Irish playwright, novelist, poet and artist.

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